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Sawdust Caesar: The Untold Story of Mussolini and Fascism

By: Seldes, George

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York/London, Harper & Brothers: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition (K-K)

Seller ID: 23855

Condition: Very Good


(no dust jacket) [good sound copy, spine cloth faded, light soiling to covers, light age-toning to edges of text block, tiny rip in cloth at top of spine]. Political biography of Benito Mussolini's life and rise to power. Seldes, an investigative reporter in a day before that term existed, had some considerably history with Il Duce: in the early 1920s Seldes had been sent to Italy by the Chicago Tribune, and "first knew Mussolini as a fellow but rather violent journalist," as he writes in his foreword. He reported extensively on the political scene in Italy, and one particular piece... View more info